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Ten important points on Himalaya

  1. Himalaya constitutes of two words Hima means snow and Alaya’s means dwelling. 
  2.  The highest mountain in the world Mount Everest is situated in Himalaya range. 
  3. The Himalayas has three ranges Greater Himalaya, Middle Himalaya and lesser Himalaya. 
  4. The length of the Himalaya is 2400 km long. 
  5. Many important rivers come out of the great mountain range like Indus, Ganga, Brahmaputra. 
  6. Many countries are part of Himalaya, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan and China. 
  7. Himalaya act as a barrier for Monsoon winds which led to rain is called orographic rain.
  8. The Himalayan range is the result of the motion of Tectonic Plates movement and it is an active range growing at the rate 20 mm per year. 
  9. Mount Kailash is sacred for the Hindus. 
  10. Global warming is a thread to the Himalayas which led to melting of glaciers.

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